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Smart Plant and Tree Choices for an Allergy-Friendly Garden

Being allergy-sensitive doesn't mean you can't have a beautiful garden. Here are numerous candidates that people who are vulnerable to pollen can enjoy.

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Go Totally Tubular

Stick with traditional snap dragons and long, tubular flowers like foxglove and honeysuckle [pictured] where the pollen is enclosed or very deep and not readily accessible. The flowers of hybrids are open and the pollen is easily released. For a more detailed list of landscape plants rated for their allergen potential, consult Thomas Leo Ogren's book, Allergy-Free Gardening.



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